Buying Christmas gifts is never an easy feat, but if you are buying for a family member, friend or colleague who enjoys the world of wine and everything that goes with it, then you are certainly looking in the right place!
During our time filming The Wine Show, we have had the opportunity to get hands-on with many new and exciting wine gadgets and accessories, some may even call us connoisseurs in the field. This being said, it is safe to say we know a good gadget or accessory when we see one.
So, sit back and relax as we unpack our top wine themed gift ideas, so you can take it easy this Christmas.
Ozeri Maestro Electric Wine Opener with Infrared Wine Thermometer
First on our list is the Ozeri Maestro electric wine opener with infrared wine thermometer. This product was forged by the tradition of monitoring wine temperature in cellars.
Any wine connoisseur will be able to stress the importance of wine temperature. So, having the option to measure the temperature of your wine, whilst de-corking the bottle with the simple push of a button, some would call revolutionary.
This modestly priced wine gadget featured in Season 1, Episode 2 of The Wine Show and we absolutely loved it, this is a must-have gadget for a serious wine drinker with an interest in the science of wines.
The Jancis Robinson x Richard Brendon polishing cloth
With so many glasses being poured on The Wine Show there is a constant need to keep glassware spotless, this is where ‘The Jancis Robinson x Richard Brendon polishing cloth’ comes into play. This microfibre cloth is designed to keep your wine glasses sparkling clean and totally scratch-free. Even the most difficult marks, like lipstick, are immediately eradicated. It also removes dust, streaks and fingerprints from the surface of your glass all whilst drying and polishing at the same time, it can even be used to polish your wine gadgets.
This intelligent cloth is designed to produce no excess fluff, fibre or lint. Leaving your glassware totally residue-free. If you love your glassware as much as your wine, then this is a must-have. With such an affordable price tag it makes a perfect stocking filler this Christmas.
Aromaster Master Wine Aroma Tasting Kit
This slightly more expensive gift idea features 88 different scents common in wine. This Aroma tasting kit is an educational tool and game designed by sommeliers.
Whilst helping to develop wine-tasting skills, this will also help you to identify grape varieties, winemaking techniques and the maturation of the wine, as well as winemaking faults. This is an amazing gift idea for someone wanting to refine their wine palate further in the new year.
The aroma kit is the perfect wine tasting educational tool, but if you’re looking for even more in-depth knowledge about the world of wine, then why not take a look at the brilliant courses from our education partner, WSET. Pair the Aroma Tasting Kit with the WSET courses and you’ll be a wine expert in no time!
The Richard Brendon Old Wine Decanter
This beautiful hand blown Wine Decanter by Richard Brendon has been handcrafted in Bohemia, a region that is world-renowned for producing the finest crystal. This bottle-shaped decanter allows you to decant a mature wine from its sediment, ensuring that it is not exposed to too much harmful oxygen, all whilst looking effortlessly elegant on your tabletop.
It’s refined shape follows the form of the Wine Glass and the beautiful mouth-blown stopper adds an element of contemporary design to your table. This decanter will make the perfect sentimental gift this Christmas for any lover of wine.
The ZE Bag
Need an extra hand carrying the wine in from the car? The ZE Bag is one of the best wine gadgets we have seen in a while. This slick and sturdy designer handle bag which can carry 6 bottles of wine at one time. This uniquely designed, multi-purpose bag can be folded flat in transportation. Or alternatively, It can also be hung up and used as a wine rack.
This versatile accessory needs to be in every wine lovers arsenal.
The Richard Brendon wine glass
At The Wine Show, we understand that great wine can only be sipped from great glassware. The Richard Brendon wine glass is nothing short of beautiful. It’s Lead-Free crystal exterior boasts an astonishing shine and clarity, that we simply can’t get enough of.
This glass is perhaps the only stemmed glassware you will need to enjoy every wine at its best. Use this glass for every wine, for it will surely taste better in a glass as divine as this. The glass’s shape has been specially designed to maximise your enjoyment of all wines’ aromas and flavours in the most practical way possible.
This gift is guaranteed to shine brighter than any other beneath the tree this Christmas.